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Home Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8th (left) and July 12th (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8th, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12th. Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8th (left) and July 12th (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8th, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12th.

Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8th (left) and July 12th (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8th, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12th.

Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8th (left) and July 12th (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8th, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12th.

Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8th (left) and July 12th (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8th, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12th.